Don't-Miss Privacy Stories
U.S. law enforcement surveillance of email and other Internet communication has skyrocketed in the last two years, according to data obtained by the American Civil Liberties Union.
Some Facebook users thought their private messages were appearing on their walls. Turns out those were just old wall posts they'd forgotten about.
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission should analyze Facebook's relationship with a data marketer to ensure it doesn't violate the social networking site's recently approved settlement, the Electronic Privacy Information Center said Monday.
The social media monster backs down from facial recognition after Irish and German regulators raise privacy concerns.
Facebook has released a website plug-in called Shared Activity that, when installed on sites, will show you which of your actions on that site are shared back to your Facebook page.
Chrome joins the other major browsers, including the online privacy feature in the latest version of the developers build.
A new bill will require warrants for authorities to access e-mail and other private online communications.
By turning DNT on by default, Microsoft is deliberately violating the proposed standard, Apache cofounder says.
Why you shouldn't add just anyone on Facebook, even hot-looking women.
The FBI's Next Generation Identification (NGI) system is raising concerns among some privacy advocates.
Future cars will be networked, personalized, and connected to the cloud ... and collecting personal data about our preferences and our whereabouts.
Evidence and examples are mounting of the myriad ways the government, law enforcement, and even private companies are monitoring our activities.
A new study from Pew Research illustrates the obvious--smartphones are a greater security and privacy risk than old-fashioned mobile phones
The government defends the right to look at alleged drug dealer's mobile phone records.